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Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Thursday, May 23, 2024

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Automated Manufacturing Systems

Current trends in business and industry toward high-tech control systems and automated machinery provide many opportunities, including industrial electronics service, industrial controls programming, manufacturing equipment repair, machinery installation, and robotics service. Job prospects also exist in related fields such as commercial equipment service, consumer electronics, sales, and technical management.

The Advanced Manufacturing Technology program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in automated manufacturing systems technology.

Courses in automation and industrial systems are combined with general education courses to provide students with a firm technical foundation as well as skills in communication, critical thinking, and teamwork. Technical classroom theory is enhanced with the practical application provided in state-of-the-art laboratories.

Programs of Study

Career Opportunities

  • Automation Technicians
  • Manufacturing Technicians
  • Controls Technicians
  • Metal Finisher
  • CNC Machinist
  • CNC Operator
  • Quality Inspector

The Machining/Computerized Numerical Control program provides students the practical and general education hands-on experiences needed to enter the Advanced Manufacturing Mechanical System professions.


  • National Institute for Metal Working Skills (NIMS)
  • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)

Haas Certification Center
UA-PTC is an approved Haas Certification Center.

For additional information, contact Academic Advising at (501) 812-2220 or e-mail [email protected].

Mailing Address

University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College
School of Technical and Professional Studies
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118